Loleatta Holloway (b. November 5, 1946 - d. March 21, 2011) Interview with the gospel turned Disco singer known for her work on the Salsoul record label and numerous Vince Montana disco productions. She talks about her career, Dan Hartmen and others as well as the shady music business practices like Black Box lifting her vocals. She is interviewed by DiscoMusic.com member Dayna Newman.
Read our interviews with the people who shaped Disco and dance music during the 1970s and 1980s.
Stephanie De Sykes, (Stephanie DeSykes) is best remembered for her early solo hit, Born With A Smile On My Face and as one of the vocalists on Cerrone's disco classic Love In C Minor, and several Alec R. Costandinos' disco projects such as Romeo and Juliet... She is interviewed for DiscoMusic.com by Jussi Kantonen who is a DJ and author of the book Saturday Night Forever. Enjoy the Stephanie De Sykes interview.
David Mancuso is the DJ and creator of the Loft parties in New York. He discusses with DiscoMusic.com all about the Loft experience. Background on the formation of the New York Record Pool and the dance music scene in the 1970s are all discussed. (b. October 20, 1944 - d. November 14, 2016)
Written by Bernard Lopez of DiscoMusic.com
Boris Midney interview: Boris Midney is a Russian born musician, composer and photographer who defected to the United States in the 1960s and immersed himself in Jazz with the Russian Jazz Quartet. In the 1970s however he discovered Disco or it discovered Boris. Midney's two biggest Disco studio groups were Beautiful Bend and USA-European Connection. DiscoMusic.com member, Jussi Kantonen interviews Boris Midney. Read on...
Boris Midney - The Interview.
Written by Bernard Lopez
Vincent Montana Jr. (Vince Montana) (1928-2013) who created the Salsoul Orchestra in an in depth DiscoMusic.com interview. From his days with Gamble and Huff in Philly to worldwide fame. Discover why even the Pet Shop Boys sought out this musical genius.